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#151 orpheuswaking ONLINE  

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Posted Wed Mar 8, 2017 3:27 PM

Damn I so want a working video music with decent video out (Or someone to recreate it) 



#152 Stephen ONLINE  

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Posted Wed Mar 8, 2017 6:22 PM

I'd be very scared to do any mods to mine, but yeah, I would sure love to see it on my 20" Sony PVM (or my projector)!



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Posted Mon Mar 13, 2017 1:07 PM

I did install the UAV Rev.D on my 2600 junior (PAL), see picture. I removed the 4050 and put in the UAV as replacement. Black wire is color.

Well the picture is very good via S-Video, but very dark. It also seems the color are a bit to much. Can someone tell me, if there is something wrong with my modification? Maybe it needs other jumper settings. I just did use the jumpers configuration which are shown in post #2 for 2600.
 
Same UAV on my Atari 7800 works perfect. Clear picture and colors are great. 
 
By the way, at what pin I should pick up the Audio signal? 
 
Appriciate any help. 

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#154 npturton OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:22 PM

Bryan

 

I'd be interested in 2 plug in for XL/XE

 

Are the boards standard and the config done by jumpers to select XL or XE etc?

 

Regards

 

Nige



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Posted Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:18 PM

I'd be interested in 1 or 2 also.



#156 AlecRob OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:56 PM

I have more money than I do time and modding skills. Maybe someone here would be willing to take a crack at my unit :P

#157 gargoyle OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Mar 18, 2017 4:45 PM

I would like to get one for my 1200XL if it is still possible. Thank you.



#158 Van OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:19 AM

If you are still taking orders, I would like a Basic :)

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Posted Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:14 PM

Me too!



#160 Bryan OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:56 PM

I just want to let everyone know that I'm in the process of moving from Costa Rica to the US and I'm not going to be very responsive for a few weeks.

 

The waiting list for my remaining units is full. I will ship out the units I have and order more boards once I get back, and I will contact everyone who didn't get one this time. Thank you all for your patience. 



#161 Bryan OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:12 PM

 

I did install the UAV Rev.D on my 2600 junior (PAL), see picture. I removed the 4050 and put in the UAV as replacement. Black wire is color.

Well the picture is very good via S-Video, but very dark. It also seems the color are a bit to much. Can someone tell me, if there is something wrong with my modification? Maybe it needs other jumper settings. I just did use the jumpers configuration which are shown in post #2 for 2600.
 
Same UAV on my Atari 7800 works perfect. Clear picture and colors are great. 
 
By the way, at what pin I should pick up the Audio signal? 
 
Appriciate any help. 

 

 

Hmmm, Try this:


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Posted Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:49 PM

 

 

Hmmm, Try this:


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YEEESS. That's the right jumper setting. Now, everything looks great on my 2600 junior. Perfect !! Thanks a lot.

 

Still a question regarding the audio signal. Which is the best pin to pick it up from the board?



#163 Bryan OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:57 PM

YEEESS. That's the right jumper setting. Now, everything looks great on my 2600 junior. Perfect !! Thanks a lot.

 

Still a question regarding the audio signal. Which is the best pin to pick it up from the board?

1. Sorry, I missed that the Jr. is different from the others.

 

2. Umm.. not sure. I have a Jr. coming to me when I get back. There must be some plans out there somewhere for an AV mod that has it.



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Posted Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:00 PM

 

Ok, I'll try to find it. Thanks.



#165 Bryan OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:06 PM

Ok, I'll try to find it. Thanks.

 

Does the original shielding fit over the UAV in the Jr?



#166 tecci06 OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:15 PM

If I put the "plug in" unit in a socket, then it is to high for the original shielding. I will remove the socket and will solder the "plug in" unit directly on the board. I let you know with pictures.



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Posted Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:07 PM

Never mind.. figured it out :)

Edited by Bikerbob, Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:51 PM.


#168 DrVenkman OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:33 PM

Wow, I feel stupid, installed mine. Into my 800xl socketed with U1mb. and I get BSOD
 

 

As in, just a blank blue screen or ... ? 



#169 917k OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:55 PM

I am interested in a couple as well.

 

Thanks



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Posted Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:58 PM

I love my upgrade BTW!!

 

Best looking 8bit on the screen I have ever seen.. and con80.sys now very read-able. I can use TLW wp looks great.

 

My issue I thought I had btw -- - this 800xl was already modified with the simple video mod you originally did Bryan.

 

SO i had lifted L5 and ran a +5 from another source.

 

BUT - when I installed your UAV, I removed the various wires from the previous on board mod, because I figured I wont be using the onboard circuit anymore... BUT I still needed the +5 volt which I had removed..

 

THIS is why I got the BSOD, AKA nothing!.. put the +5v back.. and I am off to the races.

 

LOVE IT!!

 

James



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Posted Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:18 PM

Missed the boat on this - If anyone has a spare board to sell, I'd be down :)



#172 Bryan OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Mar 27, 2017 4:32 PM

I'm going to do another run, but it'll be after April when I get settled in to my new place.

 

I'm also going to get going on my universal audio board for the 400/2600/5200/7800 (and possibly others) which will be very easy to install.

 

Then, on to a couple other upgrades I've been pondering. One thing I've been thinking of a is a UAV 2 that can be adjusted under software control. Being able to change the artifact colors on the fly would be pretty neat IMO (at least in NTSC land, I haven't thought of a way to implement it in PAL with a post processing device like UAV yet). You could set the colors you want with each game.



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Posted Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:24 AM

Byran, on some programs, I am noticing what looks like artifacting on the LH edges of the text/graphic.. I will try and take a picture.. but you have to look to see it I wonder if my phone camera will pick it up off the screen.

 

Is this something I adjust? maybe its a saturation thing? I wonder if its things that are being continually updated by the software, so its almost like a refresh haze..  I will try and post a pic.

 

James



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Posted Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:54 PM

I'm going to do another run, but it'll be after April when I get settled in to my new place.

 

I'm also going to get going on my universal audio board for the 400/2600/5200/7800 (and possibly others) which will be very easy to install.

 

Then, on to a couple other upgrades I've been pondering. One thing I've been thinking of a is a UAV 2 that can be adjusted under software control. Being able to change the artifact colors on the fly would be pretty neat IMO (at least in NTSC land, I haven't thought of a way to implement it in PAL with a post processing device like UAV yet). You could set the colors you want with each game.

 

Bryan,

 

When you create the UAV 2 would it be possible to make it a drop-in for the the previous version? Reason I ask is that the 1088 XEL board would require this for compatibility reasons.

 

- Michael



#175 Bryan OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Apr 2, 2017 9:11 AM

 

Bryan,

 

When you create the UAV 2 would it be possible to make it a drop-in for the the previous version? Reason I ask is that the 1088 XEL board would require this for compatibility reasons.

 

- Michael

 

My plan is to keep the form factor the same. I would probably keep making a version 1 anyway since some people wouldn't want/need additional features (like 2600 users).






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